Cholera Vaccine in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
      
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Vaccine, Cholera
CATEGORY: C
Killed bacteria vaccine.

The effects of cholera vaccine on the developing fetus are unknown. Cholera vaccine may be indicated in pregnancy when susceptibility and exposure to cholera are highly probable such as may occur with travel to areas where the disease is endemic or epidemic.[1].
BREAST FEEDING: Compatible [2].

SEARCH LITERATURE

1. Immunization during pregnancy. ACOG technical bulletin number 160--October 1991. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 1993 Jan;40(1):69-79. MEDLINE
2. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. General Recommendations on Immunization: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). MMWR 43 (No. RR-1): 20-21, 1994.

Created: 11/27/2002
Last Update: 11/30/2003

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